The title says it all. Every few days I will post a new FanPost with a different prospect for us to discuss. Feel free to discuss anything you want about the prospect (if you want us to draft them or not, what round you think they'l go in, rumors about them, their ceiling and floor, pro comparison, give a scouting report, share an article, anything). This time we will be talking about Billy Turner.
Billy Turner, OT, North Dakota St
**NOTE** All numbers come from the NFL Scouting Combine.
Arm Length: 34"
40 Yard Dash: 5.16
Bench Press: 25 reps
Vertical Jump: 28.0
Broad Jump: 108.0
3 Cone Drill: 7.92
20 Yard Shuttle: 4.71
**NOTE** For OL prospects I will copy and past season-by-season write-ups from their respective schools website.
"Started in 12 of 13 games played ... One of the main reasons NDSU had 1,000-yard rusher for the eighth straight season."
"Started in 14 games played ... Part of an offensive line that provided protection for quarterback Brock Jensen, who has completed 219 of 326 passes for 2,534 yards, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions Jensen completed 67.2 percent of his passes and ranked 23rd nationally in passing efficiency ... The offensive line, known as the "Rams", opened holes for running backs D.J. McNorton and Sam Ojuri, who made sure the Bison had an 1,000-yard runner for the ninth season in a row ... Collectively, the offfensive line allowed 18 sacks ... Offense tied for 4th nationally in Red Zone offense, converting 51 of 56 chances at 91 percent including 39 touchdowns."
"Picked up a number of postseason awards including first-team The Sports Network, Associated Press, Walter Camp, College Sporting News and College Sports Journal All-America honors ... Started in all 15 games played ... Named to all-Missouri Valley Football Conference first team ... NDSU led the conference in scoring (31.4 avg/g) and rushing offense (178.0 avg/g) ... Nationally, the Bison were 2nd in time of possession (34:21), 7th in third-down conversions (50.72 percent) and tied for 16th in Red Zone offense (89 percent) ... NDSU had two running backs, Sam Ojuri and John Crockett, reach 1,000 yards, marking the 10th straight year the Bison produced an 1,000-yard rusher ... MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week selection."
"Made all 15 starts at left tackle and was responsible for zero quarterback sacks ... All-America first team by The Sports Network, Associated Press, Walter Camp, AFCA and the FCS Athletic Directors Association ... All-Missouri Valley Football Conference first team and two-time Offensive Lineman of the Week ... Graded out at 90 percent through the regular season ... Had 10 knockdowns in a win at Southern Illinois when the Bison ran for 331 yards against the nation's fourth-ranked rushing defense ... Graded out at 96 percent with 10 knockdowns in a win at Kansas State ... Part of a running attack that had two 1,000-yard rushers for the third straight season ... Provided protection for quarterback Brock Jensen, a finalist for the Walter Payton Award and FCS record holder with 48 career wins."
*"Started in 56 of 57 games played in career ... Two-time consensus All-American and part of three straight NCAA Division I FCS national championship teams ... Invited to the 2014 Reese's Senior Bowl and 2014 NFL Combine."
"* 2013 FCS Athletic Directors Association Offensive Lineman of the Year
* 2013 AFCA FCS All-America First Team
* 2012, 2013 Sports Network FCS All-America First Team
* 2012, 2013 Associated Press FCS All-America First Team
* 2012, 2013 Walter Camp FCS All-America Team
* 2012 College Sporting News FCS Fabulous Fifty
* 2012 College Sports Journal FCS All-America Team
* 2012, 2013 All-Missouri Valley Football Conference First Team
* MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week
* 2012 AllState AFCA Good Works Team Candidate
* 2012 Phil Steele’s FCS Preseason All-America Fourth Team
* 2012 Preseason All-Missouri Valley Football H.M.
* 2011 Phil Steele’s FCS College Preview All-MVFC Second Team"